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Lotika Singha

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Which perspective is more true

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Reviewed: 25-07-19

Beautifully crafted mother-daughter accounts of uppercaste middle class motherhood — constrainjng or suffocatingly fulfilling or can there be something in between

Wealth is always tainted

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Reviewed: 27-03-19

This rich historical trilogy reminds us of the tainted history of all wealthy Western nations

Ethical issues

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Reviewed: 20-01-19

This book has ethical issues related to the underlying journalism — readers should bear that in mind

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A rich addition to British history

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Reviewed: 31-10-18

Thanks Anita — a few more years and nobody would have been left to provide evidence of much unwritten but important history of colonialism

A young man of great insight

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Reviewed: 10-08-18

Thank you for a intelligent nuanced analysis. My son’s next birthday gift will be the hard cover print copy

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A must listen

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Reviewed: 29-07-18

A nuanced account of how ‘democracy’ fails the the common people, the heart of any society

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A must read for every privileged Indian

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Reviewed: 05-03-18

If we really care about India here is a book to read and then think what we can or should do

Said: a most eminent thinker

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Reviewed: 10-12-17

Would you consider the audio edition of Culture and Imperialism to be better than the print version?

I have not read the print version.

What was one of the most memorable moments of Culture and Imperialism?

The book has many memorable moments: it is peppered with key phrases that suddenly jolt you into attention and bring everything together.

Which scene did you most enjoy?

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If you made a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

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Any additional comments?

Said is one of those rare indispensable beings to have walked the earth. His early death is a great loss to our times.

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A great historian

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Reviewed: 10-12-17

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Yes, presents a non-judgemental, unbiased approach to Indian history

What did you like best about this story?

Sound analytical framework.

What about Manisha Sethi’s performance did you like?

Clear intonation and maintains interest.

Did you have an emotional reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

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Love and loving

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Reviewed: 21-10-17

This is a sensitively written book about a young man’s recognition of his real love. But more than that I liked the way this story wove in wider social economic cultural and political issues in an otherwise quite short story — novella really. Well done!